The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India has established Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) at NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, Udupi District in Karnataka State during the year 2004. On behalf of NSTEDB, DST the project is implemented by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad on pan India basis. To promote & strengthen Science & Technology entrepreneurship, the National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India sponsored Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes.

Vision of EDC

To enhance entrepreneurial culture and eco system in the institute with main focus on digital entrepreneurship

Mission of EDC

  • To foster better linkages with government and private organizations, academic institutions, R&D organizations, industries, financial institutions, commercial banks and other important promoters of business organizations
  • To implement various government and privately sponsored projects
  • To catalyze and promote development of enterprises and promote employment opportunities

EDC had taken up activities to meet the requirements in 3 areas of entrepreneurship developments.

  • Conducting long term training programme to promote development of business ventures / small scale industries/ micro enterprises and promote employment opportunities in the region
  • Faculty Development Programme (FDP) is designed to train and develop professionals in entrepreneurship development so that they can act as resource persons in guiding and motivating young S&T persons to take up entrepreneurship as a career
  • Creating entrepreneurial culture in institutions and colleges in and around Nitte

Based on these areas, EDC is conducting yearly 10 Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps of 3 days and 5-6 Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and 1 Faculty Development programme.

EDC of NMAMIT putting all its effort for effective implementation of EDC activities. Monitoring system is in place to monitor the performance of the Industries initiated by EDC. Students are encouraged to start their own ventures and all necessary help and guidance are given through EDC. In the current financial year EDC has conducted following programmes for the benefit of students and faculty members.